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Mardi Gras: Parade of Nor.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
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by Unknown
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eye 173,814
favorite 11
comment 5
Two unhappy-looking dogs, sporting an American flag, pull a dog cart and its juvenile cargo.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Animals: Dogs, Transportation: Dog carts, Children
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eye 152,972
favorite 38
comment 8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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eye 51,589
favorite 55
comment 7
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 42,029
favorite 40
comment 2
Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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by Weirton Steel Company
movies
eye 30,447
favorite 27
comment 6
Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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eye 27,652
favorite 30
comment 11
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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eye 27,218
favorite 30
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 24,811
favorite 52
comment 6
Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
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eye 24,126
favorite 33
comment 6
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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eye 24,009
favorite 45
comment 7
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 22,340
favorite 17
comment 2
Amateur pictures, including aerials and color shot from ground level, of the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 21,825
favorite 22
comment 5
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 20,548
favorite 28
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Weirton Steel Company
movies
eye 20,498
favorite 27
comment 3
Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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by Unknown
movies
eye 20,133
favorite 3
comment 5
Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
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by Unknown
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eye 17,813
favorite 17
comment 5
Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34, New York City
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eye 16,257
favorite 24
comment 6
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 15,642
favorite 37
comment 8
Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
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by Weirton Steel Company
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eye 15,609
favorite 18
comment 3
Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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by Unknown
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eye 15,338
favorite 55
comment 1
Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
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eye 14,552
favorite 22
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 14,491
favorite 31
comment 6
New Orleans festivities as they looked just before World War II.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
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eye 13,054
favorite 12
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 12,859
favorite 13
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Weirton Steel Company
movies
eye 12,604
favorite 21
comment 2
Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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by Unknown
movies
eye 12,178
favorite 14
comment 2
Riotous celebrations in San Francisco and Redwood City, California as soldiers, sailors and civilians celebrate the end of World War II.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Celebrations, Riots
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eye 11,832
favorite 8
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
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eye 11,324
favorite 18
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 10,875
favorite 24
comment 2
Kodachrome home movies from San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40); views along the coast and highways of California and Oregon.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, California: Scenics, Oregon: Scenics
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movies
eye 10,650
favorite 16
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
movies
eye 10,487
favorite 10
comment 5
Pre-World War II San Francisco scenics.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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eye 10,194
favorite 8
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
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eye 10,176
favorite 16
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 10,016
favorite 16
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 9,907
favorite 13
comment 5
0629 PA8770 [Parade in New York] 16 Koda orig pix
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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eye 9,861
favorite 7
comment 3
Excellent amateur footage of Niagara Falls and scenes in Austin, Texas, including the Texas State Capitol building.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Niagara Falls (Canada-U.S.), Water, Austin, Texas
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eye 9,411
favorite 17
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 9,313
favorite 2
comment 6
0697 PA8660 Amateur Film: Navy Initiation at Sea
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
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eye 9,169
favorite 15
comment 7
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. From towards the end of 0692_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_1_12_01_09_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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by Unknown
movies
eye 8,843
favorite 12
comment 4
Life in the San Francisco Bay Area just after World War II: families stand on the Golden Gate Bridge and watch troops returning on naval vessels; a man spraypaints a car; the China Clippers and other aircraft fly around the Bay; a baby girl plays with blocks; a family picnics.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Motion pictures: Amateur, San Francisco Bay Area
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by Unknown
movies
eye 8,727
favorite 17
comment 4
Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate International Exposition.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs, San Francisco Bay Area
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movies
eye 8,642
favorite 10
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 8,456
favorite 16
comment 3
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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movies
eye 8,409
favorite 23
comment 3
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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by Unknown
movies
eye 7,803
favorite 11
comment 2
Home movie showing travels to key U.S. tourist destinations, mostly by air.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Aviation: Commercial
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eye 7,775
favorite 20
comment 3
Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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eye 7,771
favorite 13
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 7,615
favorite 9
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 7,184
favorite 16
comment 3
Scenes shot at the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 6,890
favorite 11
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 6,692
favorite 4
comment 1
Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
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eye 6,636
favorite 2
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, South Dakota, Flood, Mountains
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movies
eye 6,247
favorite 9
comment 3
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 6,093
favorite 13
comment 3
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 5,647
favorite 3
comment 4
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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eye 5,585
favorite 0
comment 2
To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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movies
eye 5,409
favorite 6
comment 4
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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by Levy Family
movies
eye 5,364
favorite 9
comment 2
Bethlehem in 1933.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Middle East
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by Unknown
movies
eye 5,311
favorite 4
comment 1
Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
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movies
eye 5,275
favorite 9
comment 3
Scenes shot at the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movies shot at Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, approximately 1947. Sequences include scenes in and around the school and parking lot, art classes, students (including several pairs of twins) in class, teachers in parking lot, teacher slipping as he descends steps and retracing his movements a second time for the camera, and a field trip via bus to the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: home movies, Detroit, children, schools, teachers, field trips, Diego Rivera, Detroit Institute of...
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by Unknown
movies
eye 5,076
favorite 5
comment 0
Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
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movies
eye 5,016
favorite 11
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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movies
eye 5,011
favorite 6
comment 2
Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
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eye 4,723
favorite 6
comment 4
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This is from 0693_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_3_10_00_53_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 4,671
favorite 2
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, St. Paul, Minnesota, Winter Carnival, 1950s
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by Spielvogel (Bert)
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eye 4,628
favorite 12
comment 1
Nighttime action at an outdoor rodeo, shot on a cross-country road trip.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, U.S.: West, Rural America
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eye 4,551
favorite 5
comment 2
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This is from the beginning of 0693_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_3_10_00_53_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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eye 4,413
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies
eye 4,264
favorite 3
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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movies
eye 4,140
favorite 2
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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eye 3,923
favorite 4
comment 3
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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eye 3,865
favorite 6
comment 2
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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eye 3,774
favorite 14
comment 2
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American